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Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Allen, Lori National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013B-0536 CTIO 4m 10

The DECam NEO Survey


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2013B-0270 CTIO 1.3m 6

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2013B-0270 CTIO SOAR 6

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2013B-0270 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4.5

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2013B-0270 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.65

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2013B-0270 KPNO 4m 5

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Nidever, David University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2013B-0440 CTIO 4m 9.5

Survey of the MAgellanic Stellar History - SMASH


Schlegel, David Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2014B-0404 CTIO 4m 13

The DECam Legacy Survey of the SDSS Equatorial Sky


Wood-Vasey, Michael University of Pittsburgh 2012B-0500 KPNO WIYN 3

Type Ia Supernovae in the Near-Infrared: A Three-Year Survey toward a One Percent Distance Measurement with WIYN+WHIRC

Approved Fermi Programs



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Bailyn, Charles Yale University 2014B-0622 CTIO 1.3m 1

SMARTS Optical and near-infrared monitoring of Fermi Lat blazars

Approved Long Term Programs



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Bechtol, Keith University of Wisconsin-Madison 2016A-0366 CTIO 4m 6

Magellanic Satellites Survey: The Search for Hierarchical Structures within the Local Group


Foley, Ryan University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2015B-0313 CTIO SOAR 6

The Next Generation Low-z Type Ia Supernova Sample for Cosmology


Foley, Ryan University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2015B-0313 KPNO 4m 1

The Next Generation Low-z Type Ia Supernova Sample for Cosmology


Ghez, Andrea University of California, Los Angeles 2014A-0457 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.72

Using MCAO to Enable Unique Test of General Relativity at the Galactic Center


von der Linden, Anja Stanford University 2015A-0121 CTIO 4m 1.5

Weighing the f_ gas Giants


von der Linden, Anja KIPAC / Stanford University 2016A-0397 CTIO 4m 6

Setting the Scale: Determining the Absolute Mass Normalization and Scaling Relations for Clusters at z~0.1

Approved Regular Programs



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Abia, Carlos University of Granada 2016A-0228 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 2.03

Extragalactic AGB carbon stars as probes to test the origin of fluorine in the universe.


Albrecht, Simon Aarhus University, DK 2016A-0193 CHARA 0.5

Orientation of stellar spin-axes: A new method to probe star and planet formation


Allers, Katelyn Bucknell University 2016A-0232 CTIO 4m 2

Completing the Census of the Nearest Star-Forming Region


Ammons, S. Mark Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2016A-0416 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.42

The Best Parallaxes and a Limit on the Giant Planet Occurrence Rate for Nearby T Dwarf Hosts


Angeloni, Rodolfo Gemini Observatory North 2016A-0156 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Spectroscopic follow-up of puzzling OGLE sources: a new class of variable stars?


Bachelet, Etienne LCOGT 2016A-0097 KPNO WIYN 10

Cool bound Neptunes and Free-Floating planets from K2/Campaign 9


Bahramian, Arash University of Alberta 2016A-0205 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.76

Determining the nature of donor stars in sub-luminous transient X-ray binaries


Barlow, Brad High Point University 2016A-0259 CTIO SOAR 4

The EREBOS Project: Determining the Influence of Substellar Objects on Stellar Evolution


Bary, Jeffrey Colgate University 2016A-0282 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 1.1

High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Orbitally-Modulated Accretion Activity in Pre-Main Sequence Binaries


Beatty, Thomas Pennsylvania State University 2016A-0320 KPNO WIYN 1

A New Method to Measure the H-Ks Color of the Daysides of Hot Jupiters


Beck, Tracy Space Telescope Science Institute 2016A-0207 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.25

Understanding protostellar jet launching in Herbig Stars


Bowler, Brendan California Institute of Technology 2016A-0112 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

Spectroscopic Confirmation of the Planetary Companion ROXs12 b


Bowler, Brendan Caltech 2016A-0322 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 2

Identifying New Intermediate-Mass Members of Young Moving Groups


Brandt, Timothy Institute for Advanced Study 2016A-0217 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.15

Imaging the Only Known White Dwarf with a >8 Msun Progenitor


Britt, Christopher Texas Tech University 2016A-0250 GEM-S GEM-SQ 4.1

Spectroscopic evolution of a Black Hole X-ray Transient


Carlin, Jeffrey L. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2016A-0125 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 3.76

Recreating the chemical evolution of the Sagittarius dwarf spheroidal from its tidal debris


Carrasco, Rodrigo Gemini Observatory North 2016A-0132 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

Investigating galaxy structure and mass assembly at z>3 with GeMS/GSAOI


Carrasco, Rodrigo Gemini Observatory North 2016A-0150 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.9

Studying the matter distribution in the bimodal lensing group SA78-SA790


Castro, Genaro Suarez Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico 2016A-0337 CTIO 4m-CP 0.1

Toward a Complete Photometric Initial Mass Function of the 25 Orionis Group Down to Planetary Masses


Cauley, Paul Wilson Wesleyan University 2016A-0182 KPNO WIYN 4

Measuring pre-transit absorption around the hot planets GJ 436 b and KELT-3 b


Chatelain, Joseph Georgia State University 2016A-0339 CTIO 0.9m 7

Photometric observations of the brightest Jupiter Greeks.


Chies Santos, Ana Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) 2016A-0432 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

Probing Assembly Histories of MASSIVE Survey Galaxies from their Globular Cluster Colors


Cobb, Bethany The George Washington University 2016A-0186 CTIO 1.3m 1.4

Optical/IR Follow-Up of Gamma-Ray Bursts from SMARTS


Cody, Ann Marie NASA Ames Research Center 2016A-0263 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 3

The effect of binarity on protoplanetary disk dissipation and accretion


Cody, Ann Marie NASA Ames Research Center 2016A-0371 CHARA 1.6

Time domain interferometry of a variable young star: Revealing the inner disk


Colon, Knicole Bay Area Environmental Research Institute 2016A-0090 KPNO WIYN 6

Characterizing K2 Exoplanet Candidates with High-Precision Near-Infrared Transit Photometry


Cooke, Jeff Swinburne University 2016A-0095 CTIO 4m 3

Deeper, Wider, Faster: Optical counterparts to the fastest bursts in the sky


Crnojevic, Denija Texas Tech University 2016A-0148 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.21

Environment and the evolution at low-mass galactic scales: clues from the Cen A group


Curtin, Chris Swinburne University 2016A-0402 CTIO 4m 1

Enabling the discovery and real time study of the highest redshift superluminous supernovae with u-SUDSS


Curtis, Jason Penn State 2016A-0298 KPNO WIYN-CP 4

Contemporaneous K2 and WIYN/Hydra measurements of stellar rotation and magnetic activity of 3 Gyr Sun-like stars in Ruprecht 147


Curtis, Jason Penn State 2016A-0305 KPNO WIYN-CP 5

Membership of Ruprecht 147 to support the K2 Survey


de Kleer, Katherine UC Berkeley (Astronomy) 2016A-0058 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Linking Io's Volcanic Activity to Plasma Torus Variability


de Kleer, Katherine UC Berkeley (Astronomy) 2016A-0063 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.3

Observing Io's volcanoes in eclipse: Eruption temperatures and SO gas content


Deboer, Thomas University of Cambridge 2016A-0068 CTIO 4m 2.5

Mapping the star formation of the Sagittarius dwarf galaxy and stream


Defrčre, Denis University of Arizona (Astronomy) 2016A-0275 GEM-N GEM-N 1

The first image of an exozodiacal dust disk


den Brok, Mark University of Utah 2016A-0253 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.95

Massive black holes in small galaxies


Dey, Arjun National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2016A-0190 CTIO 4m 7

The DECam Legacy Survey North Galactic Pole Extension for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Survey


Do, Tuan UC Los Angeles 2016A-0235 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.05

Measuring the orbital history of the ultra-faint dwarf galaxy Hercules with GSAOI


Dong, Ruobing UC Berkeley (Astronomy) 2016A-0265 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.25

Planet-drive spiral arms in SAO 206462: a direct test of dynamical model predictions


Espaillat, Catherine Boston University 2016A-0321 CTIO 1.3m 4.5

Footprints of the Magnetosphere: the Star-Disk Connection in T Tauri Stars


Esplin, Taran Pennsylvania State University 2016A-0139 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.27

Searching for the bottom of the IMF in Ophiuchus and RCrA


Esplin, Taran Pennsylvania State University 2016A-0139 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.32

Searching for the bottom of the IMF in Ophiuchus and RCrA


Esplin, Taran The Pennsylvania State University 2016A-0157 CTIO 4m 5

Searching for the bottom of the IMF in Ophiuchus and RCrA


Fang, Min University of Arizona (Astronomy) 2016A-0292 GEM-S GEM-SQ  

Spectroscopic observations of faint young stars in Orion nebula cluster


Finkbeiner, Douglas Harvard/CfA 2016A-0327 CTIO 4m 8

Mapping Dust in 3D with DECam: A Galactic Plane Survey


French, L Illinois Wesleyan University 2016A-0302 CTIO 4m 5

In Search of the Trojan Spin Barrier


Frye, Brenda University of Arizona (Astronomy) 2016A-0199 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Spectroscopic redshifts of the lenses producing the brightest high-z sources in the Planck all-sky survey


Garnavich, Peter University of Notre Dame 2016A-0301 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.3

Return to the Heart of Darkness: An Unbiased Survey of Void Galaxies


Geha, Marla Yale University 2016A-0294 SSO AAT 3

The SAGA Project: A Machine Learning Search for Dwarf Galaxy Satellites Around Milky Way Analogs


Giampapa, Mark National Solar Observatory 2015B-0180 KPNO WIYN 2

Contemporaneous WIYN/Hydra and K2 Measurements of the Magnetic Properties of Sun-like Stars


Gianninas, Alexandros University of Oklahoma 2016A-0075 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.2

Searching for Pulsations in Mixed Atmosphere Extremely Low-mass White Dwarfs


Gladders, Michael University of Chicago 2016A-0323 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.38

Time delays for the sextuply-lensed quasar SDSS J2222+2745 from GMOS


Gonzalez, Anthony University of Florida 2016A-0324 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.17

A Metallicity Determination for the Diffuse Emission around NGC 4874 in the Coma Cluster


Graham, Melissa L. University of California, Berekely 2016A-0046 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.39

Understanding the Power Source in Type Ia Supernovae with Nebular Phase Spectroscopy


Greenbaum, Alexandra Johns Hopkins University 2016A-0226 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.45

Probing the inner regions of HD142527 and HD100546


Greene, Jenny Princeton University (Astrophysics) 2016A-0127 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

Black Holes in Dwarf Galaxies at Intermediate Redshift


Grindlay, Jonathan Harvard University - CfA 2016A-0427 CTIO 1.3m 3

Identification of a CygX-1 Black Hole HMXB Progenitor


Grindlay, Jonathan Harvard University - CfA 2016A-0427 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 3

Identification of a CygX-1 Black Hole HMXB Progenitor


Hamann, Fred University of Florida 2016A-0077 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.17

Feedback vs Cold Mode Accretion: Accurate Velocities for Complex Infall/Outflow Gas Near Redshift 3 Quasars


Hamann, Fred University of Florida 2016A-0346 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.13

A Remarkable New Transient Outflow in the Quasar PG1411+442


Hamann, Fred University of Florida 2016A-0435 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3

Outflows & Feedback in Extremely Red Quasars


Hardegree-Ullman, Kevin University of Toledo 2016A-0328 KPNO WIYN 5

Planet Occurrence around Mid-M Dwarfs in the Kepler Field


Hargreaves, Robert Old Dominion University 2016A-0116 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 1.67 (DD)

Hydrocarbon emission in the polar regions of Jupiter


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2016A-0012 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.18

Quantification of the 13^C Abundance in the Secondary Stars of Cataclysmic Variables


Hartman, Joel Princeton University 2016A-0233 KPNO WIYN 3.5

Secondary Eclipse Observations of Hot Jupiters with WHIRC


Henry, Todd RECONS / Georgia State University 2016A-0214 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 2.5

Searching for Companions to Nearby Stars on Solar System Scales


Herczeg, Gregory KIAA/Peking University 2016A-0362 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.78

Accretion and the formation of very low mass objects


Herczeg, Gregory KIAA/Peking University 2016A-0362 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.52

Accretion and the formation of very low mass objects


Hinkle, Kenneth National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2016A-0110 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.1

Imaging the Expanding Debris Cloud around Sakurai's Object


Hirsch, Lea University of California, Berkeley 2016A-0055 KPNO WIYN 3

Planets in Binary Systems


Horch, Elliott Southern Connecticut State University 2016A-0255 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 0.53

Towards a True Population II Mass-Luminosity Relation


Howell, Steve NASA 2016A-0050 KPNO WIYN 4

Validation, Radius Determination, and Host Star Binarity of K2 Exoplanets


Howell, Steve NASA 2016A-0159 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 5

Validation, Radius Determination, and Host Star Binarity of K2 Exoplanets


Hsieh, Henry Planetary Science Institute 2016A-0340 CTIO SOAR 1

The (Slow?) Rotation Rate of Active Asteroid 311P/PANSTARRS


Hsieh, Henry Planetary Science Institute 2016A-0380 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.2

Main-Belt Comet Activity and Nucleus Characterization


Hsieh, Henry Planetary Science Institute 2016A-0380 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Main-Belt Comet Activity and Nucleus Characterization


Hughes, John Rutgers University 2016A-0271 KPNO 4m 3.5

On the Trail of the Most Massive Galaxy Clusters in the Universe


Hummel, Christian European Southern Observatory 2016A-0099 CHARA 0.6

An interferometric calibration of fundamental parameters of double-lined eclipsing binaries


Jha, Saurabh Rutgers University 2016A-0349 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.199

Spectroscopy of Type Iax Supernovae


Johnson, Sean The University of Chicago 2016A-0103 CTIO 4m 2

The Circum-galactic Medium of obscured Active Galactic Nuclei hosts


Kaleida, Catherine CTIO/NOAO 2016A-0370 CTIO 0.9m 2

CTIO REU/PIA Student Observations: Targets of Opportunity


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma 2016A-0057 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.245

The Shortest Period Binary White Dwarfs in SDSS DR10


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma 2016A-0057 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.32

The Shortest Period Binary White Dwarfs in SDSS DR10


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma 2016A-0060 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.9

A Benchmark Pulsating White Dwarf Companion to PSR J1738+0333


Kishimoto, Makoto Kyoto Sangyo University 2016A-0091 CHARA 2

Scrutinizing AGN thermal emission at the highest spatial resolution


Knight, Matthew Lowell Observatory 2016A-0242 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.02

Multi-scale investigation of the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Combined Gemini and Rosetta study of activity


Kong, Albert National Tsing Hua University 2016A-0153 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.23

A Spectroscopic Study of the Black Hole Binary MAXI J1659-152 in Quiescence


Krafton, Kelsie Louisiana State University 2016A-0130 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.04

Late-Time Dust Formation in Core-Collapse Supernovae


Kraus, Adam The University of Texas at Austin 2016A-0382 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.74

The Planetary Systems of Young Massive Stars


Lee, Kyoung-Soo Purdue University 2016A-0185 KPNO 4m 3.5

Witnessing the Earliest Stage of Cluster Formation at Z=3.78


Lee, Ting-Hui Western Kentucky University 2016A-0272 CTIO SOAR 3

Chemical Abundances of Compact Planetary Nebulae in the Galactic Disk


Leggett, Sandy Gemini Observatory North 2016A-0042 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.4

Near-Infrared Imaging of our 250K Neighbor


Levesque, Emily University of Washington 2016A-0243 GEM-N GEM-N 2

Red Supergiants in the Extremely Metal Poor Sextans Galaxies: Local Analogs of Massive Stars in the Early Universe


Levesque, Emily University of Washington 2016A-0269 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

Rapid Spectroscopy of SN 2010da: Observing a Neutron Star + Luminous Blue Variable Binary in Outburst


Lin, Dacheng University of New Hampshire 2016A-0400 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.39

Measuring the Distance to an Intermediate-mass Black Hole with Gemini


Liss, Sandra University of Virginia 2016A-0310 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.16

Star Clusters in Interacting Dwarf Galaxies


Liu, Guilin VIrginia Tech 2016A-0306 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.72

IFU mapping of the most energetic BALQSO outflows


Liu, Tingting University of Maryland 2016A-0316 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.16

Spectroscopic Follow-Up of Variability Selected Binary Supermassive Black Hole Candidates


Liu, Guilin VIrginia Tech 2016A-0376 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.5

Signposts of Quasar Feedback in the High-Redshift Universe


Liu, Xin University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2016A-0383 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Hunting for Massive Binary Black Holes with Continued Quasar Spectroscopic Monitoring


Ma, Bo University of Florida 2016A-0188 KPNO WIYN 2

A Multiplicity Survey of Solar-type Stars with Brown Dwarf Companions


Ma, Bo University of Florida 2016A-0284 KPNO WIYN 7

Confirming the Planet-Metallicity Correlation For Small Planets


Malhotra, Sangeeta Arizona State University 2016A-0386 CTIO 4m 3

Lyman Alpha Galaxies at z ~ 7 with DECam


Mamajek, Eric University of Rochester 2016A-0378 CTIO 4m 1

ARCoIRIS Survey of DECam Brown Dwarf Candidates in the Nearest OB Association


Mann, Andrew University of Texas at Austin 2016A-0247 KPNO WIYN 5

Clusters with K2: systematics from membership and binarity


Mauerhan, Jon UC Berkeley (Astronomy) 2016A-0149 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.42

GeMS narrowband imaging of the massive star factory Sagittarius B


McCarthy, Don University of Arizona 2016A-0424 KPNO 0.9m 5

Advanced Teen Astronomy Camp 2016


McCleary, Jacqueline Brown University 2016A-0384 CTIO 4m 4

The low-redshift end of the cluster mass substructure function


McCollum, Bruce Catholic Univ. of America 2016A-0345 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.34

Identifying the Progenitor Star for a New Red Transient


McMillan, Robert Univ. Az. 2016A-0023 KPNO 4m 4

Early Followup Astrometry of Freshly Discovered High Priority Near-Earth Objects


Meshkat, Tiffany Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2016A-0312 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

Occurrence of giant planets in the dustiest new WISE debris disk systems


Mirabel, Felix Instituto de Astronomia y Fisica del Espacio (IAFE) 2016A-0016 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.1

STAR FORMATION TRIGGERED BY MICROQUASAR JETS


Montet, Benjamin Caltech Astronomy 2016A-0224 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 0.73

Fundamental Parameters of Young M Dwarfs


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2016A-0071 CTIO SOAR 4

Rotational Characterization of Hayabusa2 Mission Target Asteroid 1999 JU3


Nagasawa, Daniel Texas A&M University 2016A-0088 KPNO WIYN 6

Metallicity of M-dwarf Exoplanet Hosts through F/G/K+M Common Proper Motion Binary Pair Analysis


Niida, Mana Ehime University 2016A-0395 CTIO 4m 4

Quasar Evolution in the Early Universe: Down-sizing or Up-sizing?


Oka, Takeshi University of Chicago 2016A-0128 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 4.26

Probing the Galactic Center's Molecular Gas using H3+ and CO


Olszewski, Edward Arizona 2016A-0052 CTIO SOAR 5

Southern DA White Dwarf Calibration Standards


Origlia, Livia INAF - Bologna Observatory 2016A-0136 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 0.6

MIRA STARS AS PROBES OF THE STAR FORMATION HISTORY OF THE COMPLEX STELLAR SYSTEM TERZAN 5


Pavlov, George Pennsylvania State University 2016A-0281 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.22

Confirming the nature of the knot near pulsar B1951+32


Piskorz, Danielle Caltech (Geo. and Planetary) 2016A-0062 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 0.08

Imaging Friends of Hot Jupiters


Provencal, Judith University of Delaware 2016A-0165 CTIO 0.9m 6

Asteroseismology of the Highest Amplitude Rapidly Oscillating Ap Star


Rajan, Abhijith Arizona State University 2016A-0421 GEM-N GEM-N-PRE 1

Characterizing the Atmosphere of the Lowest-mass Directly Imaged Planet 51 Eri b


Redfield, Seth Wesleyan University 2016A-0166 KPNO WIYN 4

Rayleigh Scattering in Exoplanet Atmospheres


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2016A-0189 CTIO 4m 11

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2016A-0189 KPNO 4m 2

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2016A-0191 CTIO 4m 4

Photometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2016A-0350 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.26

Spectrophotometric Time Series of Eta Carinae’s Great Eruption


Rettura, Alessandro Caltech IPAC 2016A-0344 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.3

The Gemini survey of the most distant galaxy clusters in the ~100deg2 Spitzer-SPT Deep Field


Riaz, Basmah MPE 2016A-0108 CTIO SOAR 4

The lowest luminosity Externally Irradiated HH Jets


Salim, Samir Indiana University 2016A-0329 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.1

Metallicity calibrations for high-redshift galaxies


Sand, David Texas Tech University 2016A-0078 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

The first high quality Mg II reverberation lag measurement


Sand, David Texas Tech University 2016A-0078 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.22

The first high quality Mg II reverberation lag measurement


Sardane, Gendtih University of Pittsburgh 2016A-0428 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

Mapping cool, metal-rich gas around z < 0.08 galaxies


Schambeau, Charles University of Central Florida 2016A-0273 KPNO 0.9m 14

Investigating Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Activity Variability in High- Perihelion Jupiter Family Comets


Schlaufman, Kevin Carnegie Institution for Science 2016A-0086 SSO AAT 2

The Most Promising Search for the Galaxy's Oldest Stars


Schlaufman, Kevin The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science 2016A-0175 GEM-N GEM-NQ 7.94

An All-Sky Search for the Brightest Metal-poor Stars


Schlaufman, Kevin The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science 2016A-0175 GEM-S GEM-SQ 7.4

An All-Sky Search for the Brightest Metal-poor Stars


Seth, Anil University of Utah 2016A-0221 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.31

A GNIRS Survery of the Nearest Nuclear Star Clusters


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2016A-0401 CTIO 4m 3

The Inner Oort Cloud Population


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie 2016A-0407 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

The Inner Oort Cloud Population


Simpson, Janet SETI Institute 2016A-0431 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.1

Characterizing the Candidate Planetary Nebulae in the Galactic Center with Gemini GNIRS


Smith, Nathan University of Arizona (Astronomy) 2016A-0287 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 2

[Fe II] Kinematics of Galactic Luminous Blue Variables


Smith, Verne National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2016A-0293 KPNO WIYN 6

Accurate Stellar Characterization for Kepler Extended Mission (K2) Exoplanet Host Stars


Sonnett, Sarah JPL / CalTech 2016A-0084 CTIO 4m-TOO  

Determining Orbits and Sizes of Near-Earth Objects Discovered by NEOWISE


Sonnett, Sarah JPL/CalTech 2016A-0087 CTIO SOAR 5

Confirming Binary Asteroid Candidates to Constrain the Dynamical Evolution of the Solar System


Stern, Jonathan Max Planck Institute for Astronomy 2016A-0117 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.5

Spatially Resolving the Kinematics of the ~100 uas Quasar Broad Line Region Using Spectroastrometry


Strauss, Michael A. Princeton University (Astrophysics) 2016A-0048 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.79

Spectroscopic identification of new low-luminosity quasars at z > 6


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2016A-0417 CTIO 1.3m 1.6

Spectral Confirmation of New Galactic LBV and WN Stars Associated With Mid-IR Nebulae


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2016A-0417 CTIO SOAR 3

Spectral Confirmation of New Galactic LBV and WN Stars Associated With Mid-IR Nebulae


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2016A-0423 CTIO 1.3m 0.96

LBVs - Caught in the Act!


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2016A-0423 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 3.06

LBVs - Caught in the Act!


Sullivan, Mark University of Southampton 2016A-0104 CTIO 4m 6

SUDSS: Survey Using Decam for Superluminous Supernovae


Thomas, Cristina PSI/USRA/NASA GSFC 2016A-0405 CTIO SOAR 2

Search for a Differentiated Asteroid Family


Tofflemire, Benjamin University of Wisconsin - Madison 2016A-0248 CTIO 1.3m 3.83

Accretion in Pre-Main Sequence Binaries


Tokovinin, Andrei National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2016A-0005 CTIO SOAR 0.5

Dynamics of resolved triple systems and ``fast'' binaries


Tremblay, Grant Yale University 2016A-0201 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

A Multi-Wavelength Approach to AGN Feedback and Star- Formation


Treu, Tommaso University of California, Los Angeles 2016A-0107 CTIO SOAR 3

High-resolution imaging confirmation of gravitationally lensed quasars discovered in STRIDES


Valenti, Stefano University of California, Davis 2016A-0061 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.46

Nebular observations of SNe type II


Valenti, Stefano University of California, Davis 2016A-0061 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.69

Nebular observations of SNe type II


van Velzen, Sjoert Johns Hopkins University 2016A-0359 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.62

Reverberation mapping of stellar tidal disruption flares


Vivas, Kathy Cerro Tololo Interamerican Observatory 2016A-0196 CTIO SOAR 4

Improving the Distance Determination to the New Dwarf Galaxies around the Milky Way


Willman, Beth Steward Observatory 2016A-0290 GEM-N GEM-N 2

The Stellar Halos and Dwarf Satellites of LMC-mass Analogs

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